The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 4, 1911 Page: 6 of 8
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BEPORT IS MADE ON
BIX GUARANTY FUND
flNOINGS OF ACCOUNTING FIRM
ARE MAOE PUBLIC.
Record« Incomplete—Accurate Infor-
mation on Columb a Failure
Hard to Find.
Okla. -Tin- report of llu'
of Mm Imnk Kunrauty de-
a* Mind" io Hit! St alt' Hunk
• iInn ..r Oklahoma It.v \r
& company, certified pun-
:is i'iiy, hus
(lcouuni jiitH of Kansas
en ntudo public 'Clio report covers
imiiKUi tionM relative lo the guar-
l ireun the 11inn tlw law went Info
•••I. m March, |!his, until January
A i iiuil.ir Idler from C. ir Davis of
I'lnn more, president of the Hankers"
"nw i l iiion: i' |t Itorer of Shawnee,
. and M s. Kunyan of Cliel-
-ea, treasurer, accompanies the report
to en. I, lijinkur and aays that the duty
«'i makfiiK a report on the guaranty
land's londl.lott devolved upon the of-
ficer* of the association, "after watt-
nig fiir over three yent'n for the state
officials to make a full, complete and j
comprehensive report to the state i
bankers, without avail ."
The introduction to the report,
tinned by the auditing company and
addressed to President Davis, says: !
It in necesffirv tc preface our report |
by referring to the incompleteness of
reroi'ds available. Our examination]
onteuiplated a complete audit of the
.mails III .aril bank wbirh failed or
has required assistance, but such au-
dit has not been possible. In the case
of the Columbia Hank and Trust com-
pany. which failed in Oklahoma City
oil September l': , lOtifl. certain abso-
lutely essential records have disap-
peared, such as tile discount register,
general casii journal, etc., nor have
we found such records as should make
it possible to reconstruct those miss-
The report shows five different as-
sessments were made on state banks I
average daily deposits to January SO, J
Jasl, bringing into the fund a total of
$s7s,::r.2 26, including interest on the]
fund. The cash balance on hand was
Dnder the head of disbursements a
total of $4G,(l4i'.!)7 is given as "Balance
to be accounted for." To an Okla-
homa City detective agency. $207 was
paid; $3,840 to W. A. Le'dbetter
I SCHOOL LANO SALES
UP TO THE VOTERS.
Petition* Now Being Circulated to Ra-
ter Statute to Referendum Vote.
Oklahoma City, Okla.—Information
j was received here that the school land
I oale bill passed by the last levislature
will be referred to a vote of the peo-
ple under the referendum provisions
of the constitution. Petitions are now
! being printed and they will r«« clrccu-
j luted hrondcaM over the state for slg-
I There Is no doubt that enotmh slijn-
i crs will he secured to assure a refer-
I endtlHi, as there Is considerable oppo-
sition to the sale. This will prevent
the bill from becoming effective .lutie
II, and will suspend the operation of
the law pending a vote.
The school land act provides for the :
sale of school land valued at. about
$2.",0(111,000, comprising sections 1(5 j
and •"(!, known as the common school j
fund lands of the state. The school
land lessees' organization will make a
state-wide campaign for the bill If re*
OUR STATE CAPITOL LETTER
DOINGS OF THE
A Brief Resume of What Our
"Hired Men" Are Doing, How
They Spend Their Time, Etc.
Railroad Amendment Lost.
POLL TAX HELD ILLEGAL.
Law Wat Never Vitalized, Holds Ok-
lahoma Attorney General.
Oklahoma hu« no poll tax law, as
the section of the constitution permit-
ting such enactment hus never been
vitalised. It has a road tax, however,
which Is often referred to as a poll
tax, but only citizens of the state are
subject to It. This Is an opinion from
the attorney general's office to Gov
ernor Lee Cruce and it exempts two j
Italians recently arrested at Sallsaw j
fiom paying the road tax If It was for J
non-payment of that tax that they i
l nested, Their arrest |r
1 amendment to article protect of the Italian consul at Den-
« "be state constitution ver on the grounds that It was a vlo-
Former Justice Off for Prison.
I'ulsa, Okla.—John Farmer, former
■ justice of the peace of Krye township,
prominent farmer of this county, ami
i com letod murderer of John Lukenbill,
] having failed in every effort, to get
'another hearing, has been taken to the
I state penitentiary at McAlester to
I serve his seven-year sentence,
j Farmer and Lukenbill had entered
1 an agreement w hereby they would
| raise a crop of corn on a piece of land 1
owned by the latter, and when the I
crop came Off, they disagreed on the
disposition of the corn. Farmer had '
lorhidden I.ukenblll to remove any of I
I lie crop from Ids own land and one J
day passed tlie place and found Luken-
bill and a boy shucking corn, lie
drove home, secured a shotgun, re-
'urned and killed Lukenbill, He then
surrendered, lie was convicted over I
a year ago and has since been trying
to appeal his case to get a new trial. I
I to carry at the election, ha-
1 been dispelled by the state bea d of
elections, the majority ■against" be-
ing estimated at approximately ti.ooo.
Tho total vote of the entire state on
I the amendment has been estimated b>
: the state board of election commis-
sioners at about 7,'.,000, and the ma-
I jorlty against the measure is placed
j by them at about 6,000.
There is some speculation as tr
whether the election has been legal,
I nr binding, due to the fact that three
counties had no opportunity to vote.
While the Vote of the three counties
would not materially change the re-
mit. the question has been raised, and
Attorney General Charles West may
he asked to hand down an opinion oil
the matter. None of the election or
llcials care to discuss the problem,
staling it was purely a legal tangle
and one the solution to which, if
point should be raised, lies in the of
lice of the attorney general and the
There Is considerable
other election, but not
has developed. Th
la'Ion of the treaty rlehts.
'Io State Wxatuiner and Inspector
Taylor the opinion is plvett that a dr.
fidency tax levy can only be mad"' for
the deficiency of the vear next
The Opinion Is gl ven to Lawrence
L, Cowley, county attorney at Perrv,
that all farm school lands sold In 1010
are assessable for taxation In mil,
and the opinion was also rent to Sec-
retary John Williams of the school
land board that the law requires hltn
io transmit as soon as possible aft t
school lands are sold a list of them
to the proper county authorities to b'j
filed for taxation.
Fights for Extra Work Pay.
J ft. Morrow, register of deeds of
McIntosh county, nppealed to the mi-
Prente court from a decision or the
the district court or that county in award-
ing him but $500 on a claim of S::..
(135.15 ror indexing certain records.
The petition of the plaintiff in error
sets up that last June the board of
county commissioners adopted a res- ;
legislature must oiution requiring the register of
talk of an-
Churches and Tuberculosis.
Statistics showing how serious a
problem tuberculosis is to the ordi-
nary church congregation have been
issued by the National Association for
tho Study and Prevention of Tuber-
culosis From reports received from
over 725 churches, with a membership
of over 312,000 communicants of
twenty denominations, and from 20S
cities and towns in 12 slates in vnri-
7,000 deaths in 1910, over 700 or 10
per cent., were caused by tuberculosis.
This means 2.24 deaths for every thou-
sand members or communicants.
While tho percentage of deaths from
^ The wonder of bait-
Wonderful in its raising
' powers — its uniformity,
its never failing results, its
Wonderful in its economy.
It costs less than the hiyh-price
trust brands, but it is worth as
much. It costs a trifle more than
the cheap and big can kinds-
it is worth more. But proves its
real economy in the baking.
Us. CALUMET-the Modern
At all Grocers.
DIDN'T CARE TO BE DONE.
first be convened and the orieinil for '1 r,>,|"lrlllfir th'J register of deeds tuberculosis compared with other dis-
nmla gone through with before the vo-1 , a ,nume^aI ,nt|px " «"■ , ea8es '« not higher in the churches,
ters of the state can be called nnon f wrltinS showing trans-J according to these figures, than In the
again to express their pleasure j, ? Ui re<w<lpd- and tha' '•« was i c°""try at large, the tuberculosis
Judgment Against Haskell.
lulsa, Okia.—After deliberating all
night, a jury in the United States
court awarded the Columbus, Ohio,
Savings and Trust company a judg-
ment for $1,999.57 in a suit for $!),-
400 involving stock in the Indianola
Contracting company of Muskogee,
against former Governor Haskell.
Seven years ago Mr. Haskell nego-
tiated a loan for $19,000 from this
bank and gave as security stock in the
Indianola Contracting company, along j
with other securities. Haskell charg-
ed the bank with dissipating certain
of the securities and the court's ver-
dict is construed in the light of a vic-
tory for him. Haskell appeared as his
Oklahoma City for attorney's fees and I °W" t'ou"sel- The triaI of tlie oase oe-
advortising, and to a collection I ('u t lree da-vs al
agency. Forty thousand dollars has
been loaned on the capital stock of a
state bank; $119,750 placed as special
deposits in state banks that needed as-
sistance, and $(it);.,:!0r,„,4 was lost, en*
and attracted much
Osage Oil Rights at Stake.
Oklahoma City, Okla—The validity
of oil and gas leases given by congress
paying depositors ol"
In the event the courts hold the re-
| cent, election illegal through tlie fact
j that several counties did not get
j opportunity to ballot, the concensus
'•f opinion is that further action by tlie
[ legislature would bo unnecessary, fot-
| the reason thai the balloting was' not
i regular and a state of "no election"
existing. This theory has been ad-
vanced, and is now the cause for much
speculation on the part of members of
the legal profession.
Appeal Taken in Tax Ferret Case.
A tax ferret case which was decided
against the "ferrets," was appealed to
the supreme court from the county
court of Custer county. The "ferrets"
reported the Weatherford Milling com-
pany as having failed to report manu-
factured stocks for the years 1903 to
1908, inclusive, listed at from $50,000
to $120,000 a year and totaling $380,-
000. The commissioners reduced the
amount, making them run from $2,725
to $7,000 a year, and placed them on
the tax rolls at these figures. The
company appealed to the county court,
lo be paid .i cents for entry of ail doc-
uments recorded prior to November
15, 1907. Morrow filed his claim un-
an I der this resolution, which was disal-
lowed by the board.
death rate, as shown by the church
returns, is higher per thousand com-
municants than that for the general
population in the registration area of
the United States, which the census
bureau gave as 1.C7 in 1909.
fai,p(l' °,f !and in ?he 0aage j whh h <i«cirted in its favor and gave
judgment against the county for costs.
Railroad Given Manirr-um Fine.
The Rock Island raflroad was fined
$1 and costs by the corporation com-
mission in a case growing out of a
complaint filed by the Enid Mill and
Elevator company, involving a ship-
ment of teed and meal to Ardmore, on
which it claimed to have been over-
banks. The Columbia failure has cost i na1'I°", 'f involved
the guaranty fund $6(16,780.34, while
the Coalgate failure cost the fund
nothing iu the long run. according to
the report. It. cost the fund to liqui-
date three banks, through the organ-
ization of other banks to take over the
assets, the sum of $16,900 in one in-
stance, $24,900 in another and $10,000
in the third. Nothing indicates that,
any special deposit to assist banks )arly raade' J,ldee cotteraI granted a j charged $20.38. The' commission found
has been paid back. temporary injunction upon the oil that the amount paid was $'33 88
The report says that the board sold j comPanJ'^ application. when it should have been $21.24', and
to a Chicago concern Columbia assets „ . „ " " I ihat it was a case when there might
amounting to $42:V>fil for $225,000,! Believe Mystery |s Solved. | have been an honest difference as to
leaving a loss charged to adjustment! Oklahoma City, Okla—The Oklaho-1 "ie proper charges.
accounts of $227,561, and in addition ma Police think they have solved'
i he board guaranteed the validity of I,he mystery of the murder here No-1 Connell Scholl Head Resigns
all collateral. | vember 7 1909, of Roger D. Gannon, I Charles E. Scott submitted his resig-
kxtiads ,ue published in the re-(*llos(J bod> was found on top of the j nation to the state board of agrieul
port from letters written by the Chi- ten-story Campbell building. It Is ture as superintendent of the Connell
• ago concern showing that different claimed that detectives are hsadowing I school of agriculture at Helena to
persons have denied the validity of a wonian in a small Oklahoma town I take effect June 15. Miss May Caton
notes bean in; t heir names- When the|and a man in Texas who are believed I a teacher in the Conners school of ag-
lailed it had not paid its to ,iave committed the murder, and ar- "culture at Warner, resigned to be-
last guaranty assessment of $2,325. j rests are soon expected. | come effective June 1.
Contract Let for Digging Wells.
The contract for the digging of the
Sidewalks L?w Will Be Tested.
1 he right of the trustees of an incor-
porated town or village to make a spe-
cial assessment against abutting
property for the construction of side-
walks against the will of the owner
of the property is involved in the case
of C. L. Weatherman vs. The Incorpor-
ated Town of Addington, appealed to
the supreme court.. An assessment of
this sort was made against Leather-
man's property in Addington. He went
into the district court of Jefrerson
county to enjoin the collection of the
tax, but the court upheld the validity
of the assessment ordinance and de-
nied the injunction.
Not Exactly Patriotic.
He was, let us say, Irish, was among
several men of other nationalities, and
had imbibed several beverages. He
was extremely anxious, moreover, to
uphold the glories of Erin, but was
not quite so sure of what was going
on about him. A foreigner near him
"An honest man is the noblest work
The Hibernian didn't quite catch
what was said.
"Get out!—an Irishman
ALL RUN DOWN.
A Typical Case of Kidney Trouble and
How It Was Cured.
in an injunction
suit tiled in the federal court here by
| the Barnsdall Oil company against T.
J. I.eahy of Pawhuska.
The oil company alleges that it
j holds a federal lease upon 120 acres I
subsequently allotted to Leahy's son
J and that it has been prevented from j
developing the property. The out*
I come will effect all other leases simi
One Claim Approved; One Not.
On recommendation of the secretary
of state, the state board of affairs ap-
proved the claim of Logan county for I A- J- Adams, 242 Rose St., Roseburg,
$1,166.67 tor rent of the county court ®re-« says: "My back ached fiercely
house there for the months of Janu- | for hours and then eased up only to
arv and February, while the capital | 'eave me so weak I could hardly move.
case was still pending in the supreme
court of the state, but turned down the
claim of the city of Guthrie for $1,875
for rent for Convention hall for De-
cember 1 to March 1, which was dis-
approved by the secretary of state un-
der the lease held by the state, which
provides for a rental of $1 a vear un-
Kidney secretions con-
tained heavy sediment
and burned awfully in
seemed to be gradu-
ally giving way; my
limbs ached, sight be-
came poor and blood
circulation was so im-
paired that I reeled
i and had to clutch something to keep
I from falling. I grew worse and for
; weeks was unable to work. One thing
1 after another I tried without relief
Howell—He does everything in his
Powell—Then I'm glad that I'm nop
in liis power.
THE TRUTH ABOUT BLUING.
Talk No. 1.
Avoid liquid bluing. Every drop of
water is adulteration. Half a cent's
worth of blue in a large bottle filled
with water Is sold for 5 cents or 10
cents in many places.
Always use RED CROSS BALL
I3LUE, the blue that's all blue. A
large two-oz. package, all blue, sella
for 5 cents or 4-oz. for 10 cents. De-
lights the laundress. AT ALL GOOD
Subject to Restrictions.
"I was cleanin' fo' a new lady las'
week an' de dirt in her kitchen was a
sight, po' thing," said Rose, Mrs. Era*
zer's dark-skinned charwoman.
"But why did she let it get like
that?" asked the lady.
"I dunno', ma'am. Guess she never
seen it. Some cooks, you know, is
mighty parti'lar 'bout ' lowin' de
madam in de kitchen. Dey jes' take
dere orders from her upstairs an' she
don't have no call to go into de kitch-
en at all."
Self-possession implies the capacity
for self-restraint, self-compulsion, and
self-direction.—W. H. Thomson.
, Killed by Half Brother.
Railroad Man Dies Under Car. Muskogee, Okla.-George Washing
Enid, okla.-Samuel H. McKee, 58 ton. a fullblood Creek Indian, was I nine artesian wells in Cimarron''Yea"
years old, i car repairer in the local j ^hot and killed at Okla, near here, by I ver alld Texas counties has been
-hops 111 the Frisco railroad company, j <'asina Washington, his half brother. awarderI to the board of agriculture.
reiglit train in the | rhe^ latter came to Muskogee and stir- J •N,'ne "ells will be dug in the three) ney General West gave to Rev F:\ Al-
counties. During the last session of'phonse Nerenthalz of Chanute, -vho,
the legislature $45,000 was appropri- until he had heard from V.'esr, would
ated for the digging of the wells,) not attempt to transput from Hie rail-
which allows $">,000 for each. The | way station at Chanute to I.is home a
company securing the contract is to i barrel of wine, recentlv sent to him
furnish everything for the wells. Two from St. Helena. C'al., by Rev. Fr.
machines to^do the work will be ship-'Blake, to be used for holy sacrifice
was inn over b;
yards and instantly killed. McKee [ rendered to the sheriff. Casina say
started to crawl under a car before <hat his half brother came to his home
the train stopped. Both legs were cut I drunk and tried to kill him with a
off below the knees and his body P°ker, when he seized a gun and shot
otherwise mangled. His son, who also, self-defense. Casina is wealthy, be-
is employed by the Frisco, was the ,he owner of land that has four
first to reach him and helped to re- Producing oil wells upon it.
move his father from beneath the
train. Muskogee Lumber Yard Destroyed.
Muskogee. Okla—The Minnetonka
Musknne* i «/, , Lumber company's yard, one of the
Muskogee L.d Was Loose. 1 largest in the city, was gutted by fire.
Muskogee, Okla —The prosecuting It is estimated that the loss will be
attorney secured injunctions in the $20,000. The yard is adjacent to the
district court against twelve allegeu 1 railroad tracks and the fire is suppos*
jointists and a number of wealthy . it- ed to have started from a passing lo-
izens in whose buildings the men are ' comotive.
accused of selling liquor, restraining .
them from violating the prohibition Telephone Fight Ends,
r jnlonetfcmf are violated. Tonkawa, Okla.-The Farmers' Mu*
the sheriff will padlock the door and I tual elephone company has been sold
lock up the buildups This is the fin- at auction to the Pioneer Telephone
al step of the county attorney to clamp company for $S.:,;,o. This ends a fieht
tho ti,) ilnn-n in " , . ' B"aS a "SH
Ordered to Improve Plant.
The corporation commission issued
an order requiring the Bartlesville
Light and Power company through its I and "thenTteg^ wTth Do^'s" Kidney
receiver. E L Orr, to make improve- | Pn,s. x now fee, Uke different y
ments on its plant amounting to $106,- [ son."
000, including $60,000 to be spent in i Remember the name—Doan's.
i For sale by all dealers. 50 cents a
I oox. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N. Y.
Not a Singer.
I "Johnny," the teacher said, "here is
a book. Now, stand up straight and
sing like a little man."
The song was "Nearer, My God."
No sooner had the school commenced
to sing than a little girl waved her
hand frantically. Stopping the sing-
ing. the teacher inquired the cause.
"Please, teacher, I think Johnny
will get nearer if he whistles."
constructing a reservoir and $20,000
for extension of water mains. The
present water supply is obtained from
the Caney river, and it is complained
that owing to peculiar conditions a
considerable amount of salt and oil is
in the water.
Communion Wine Is Immune.
Wine for sacramental purposes,
used by religious bodies, -t ies not
come within the purview of ;!ie state
prohibitory law, is the opinion Attor-
Dr. Pierces Pellets, small, sugar-coated
easy to take as candy, regulate and invig-
orate stomach, liver and bowels and cure
Ambition Is a longing that makes
some men near-great.
If thou art a master, be sometimes
blind: if a servant, sometimes deaf.—
that has extended over nine years.
I Oklahoma Leads All in Attendance.
Fugitive Found in Asylum. Oklahoma City. Okla.-During the
Cuthrie. Okla.—Identified as a "life "ip of the International Dry Farming
termer." escaped from the Missouri <'ongress special train over parts or
state penitentiary, J. H. Catron has Colorado. Kansas, Oklahoma. Texas
been taken back to that state from and New Mexico. 2,384 miles of the
the state insane asylum at Norman,, Nock Island lines were covered, and
where he was placed several weeks l:'s meetings were held There was a
ago on a commitment from Jackson , ,r,tal attendance of ">3,320. Of this at-
county. It was believed Catron was tendance 27,tj 0 was in Oklahoma
only acting insane and finally he told, ^orc interest was manifested in the
Supervisor Shives that he had escaped lectures and demonstrations of dry
eieht years ago from the Missouri, farming than on any previous tr*io
prison. j conducted in these states.
ped to the Panhandle country and the
boring started at once.
Reverses Murder Case.
Recau.se the information was not
signed by the county attorney, the
ease against Mrs. Nettie V. Brown,
under life sentence for the murder or
her husband. T. H. Brown, near Paw-
huska in August, 1909, was reversed
and other secraments of the Catholic
churches at the missions in Elk City.
Sayre and other places. West gives
him liberty to use his le",v contain-
ing his opinion as a permit to get '.he
wine if permission should be neces-
A man Is seldom arrested for strik-
ing an attitude.
ARE YOU FREE
Headaches, Colds, Indigestion,
Pains, Constipation, Sour Stomach,
Dizziness? If you are not, the most
New Deputy Game Wardens.
• Ben Watt, executive clerk In the -r -
and remanded by the criminal court I office of Governor Cruce, has been ap- CneeUve prompt and pleasant
ot appeals. Pete Brown, a stepson. Pointed deputy game warden for the method of ffettinc rid of them is to
made a confession in which he charg- Muskogee district by state Game and .1 j , .
ed that his step-mother instigated the Fish Warden John Doolin. Warren ®a'ce HOW and then, a desertspoon-
enme and that the old man was knock- Ozman of Fairfax was appointed dep- 1 ful of the ever refreshing and tnilv
ed in the head with an ax and his bodv' utv game warden for the Osage dis- beneficial IaxAhv wmJrK, C> 1
burned m a campfire. trict. uenenciai laxative remedy—Syrup
| of Figs and Elixir of Senna. It is W. . .. n.
weU kn°wn throughout the world J^PCtory
In regard to the claim of J. W. Gas- The board of school iand commit. | " ^>est of family laxative reme- TYPEWRITERS
strengthens naturally without im- anteed " UDt
Oh V That Awful
Did you hear It? How embar-
rassing. These stomach noisesmake
you wish you could sink through
the floor. You imagine everyone
hears them. Keep a box of CAS-
CARETS in your purse or pocket
and take a part of one after eating
It will relieve the stomach of gas. ^
CASCARETS 10c a box for a week's
treatment. Attdrueg-lsts. Rlj^est seller
to the world—million boxes a month.
at Low Prices
Fine quality casings, heavily constructed
of best material which gives greatest wear-
inpr quality. Hade by larsre ilMepcndeut
rubber company. Hundreds of auloists
use them continually and recommend them
highly. Lower your tire expense by usiuij
our goods. Either Clincher, Q. D. Clincher
or Duulop. 28x3—$11.30, 30x3—$12.35, 30x3/,
- 18.(xi. 32x3', - $17.20, 34x3',-$17.78, 30x4—
l3ii.BR, 31x4—$21.50, 32x4-i22.70, 33x 4-$23.W,
34x4 -125.80, 36x4- $27.10, 34x4W-*30.20, 36x4*
-*31.60, 36x3—$35.10. Fine tubes 20% less
than standard list. Any standard make
tire at dealer's prices. Shipments O. O. D.
allowing examination if 20% ot amount
accompanies order. 5% discount for cash.
Accessories at very lowest prices. Catalog
THE GEYER SALES CO., No. 101, D.yt.., 0.
WANTED to learn th.
IfHIII CU barber trade;
few weeksrompletea; practical
Instructions, unlimited prar.
auaraii.o • ;U;ure«fiii i«hJd
for shop . reduicu notion price,
wak-e wlille ,earning, ili lo.
of BarberColleiroe. 71K E. l), ui .
1m Are.. Wichita, Kan. Ill £
fltfc St.. Topeka, Kan.
Governor Must Approve. School Land to Be Re-Appraised.
'gard to the claim or J. w. Gas- The board of school iand commit , ,
kins of Geronimo apainst the state for doners have decided to put a force of i dies, because it acts SO gently and
. ffWard for the arrest and con vie- appraisers in the field at once to re- strengthens naturally without —
taring the system in any way.
To get its beneficial effects it is
always necessary to buy the genu-
ine, manufactured by the California
Fig Syrup Co. bearing the name
of the Company, plainly printed on
the front of every package.
ti°n of Albert Williams and Glenn But- appraise the land, which hitherto has
ler on h( se stealing charges, the at- offered for sale and not sold,
torney scleral gave an opinion to preparatory to offering it for sale
State Auditor I-eo Myer that no claims again has been thre years since
can be paid from the item in the gov- the land was appraised, and the board
•rnor's appropriation bill of $.~.,00ti for believes that an appraisement at this
norse stealing rewards until thev have time will show an increase of prob-
been approved by the governor, who ably *100.000 over me old apprai?e-
shall decide what auiounU shall be ®ent There are about 1,100 uacU
Dald- i affected, averaging 160 *cres sack.
Many equal to new. Guar-
The Western Iron A Fdry. Co.
Manufacturers. Wichita. Kantw
StMl and Iron Ma.
terial far Buildings
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Simons, R. T. The Medford Patriot. (Medford, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 30, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 4, 1911, newspaper, May 4, 1911; Medford, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc186248/m1/6/: accessed October 18, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.